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Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says
Aug12

Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over reported security incidents in Crimea, something it didn’t even do after annexing Crimea or throwing its support behind separatist rebels in the east. State news agencies on quoted Medvedev as saying that he wouldn’t like the ties to be...

Russia Denounces Ukraine Maneuvers to Cover Up Hostilities
Aug11

Russia Denounces Ukraine Maneuvers to Cover Up Hostilities

11 de agosto de 2016, 12:14Moscow, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The chairman of the State Duma (Lower House)””s International Affairs Committee, Alexei Pushkov, stated today that Ukraine uses the Normandy Quartet format, mediated by Germany, France and Russia to hide hostilities. …read more Source: Prensa...

Serena stunned by Svitolina
Aug10

Serena stunned by Svitolina

World number one Serena Williams became the latest casualty at the Rio Olympics, losing to Elina Svitolina in the third round. Seemingly bothered by a shoulder injury, the 22-time grand slam champion suffered a surprise 6-4 6-3 defeat at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Williams joined Novak Djokovic, who is out of the singles and doubles,...

Clinton’s ‘Moscow spring’ ended as Putin returned to power
Aug07

Clinton’s ‘Moscow spring’ ended as Putin returned to power

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton basked in a diplomatic “Moscow Spring,” seizing on Vladimir Putin’s break from the presidency to help seal a nuclear arms-control treaty and secure Russia’s acquiescence to a NATO-led military intervention in Libya. When Putin returned to the top job, things changed. Clinton, the...

Leader of Lugansk, Donbass, Injured in Explosion
Aug06

Leader of Lugansk, Donbass, Injured in Explosion

06 de agosto de 2016, 09:26Kiev, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the self-proclaimed People””s Republic of Lugansk, Igor Plotnitsky, was injured on Saturday when a bomb exploded in his car in the administrative heart of that region of Donbass, in southeastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Prensa...

Crimean Authorities Report ISIS Training Camps in Southern Ukraine
Jul30

Crimean Authorities Report ISIS Training Camps in Southern Ukraine

Moscow.- The Deputy Prime Minister of the Crimea Ruslan Baalbek stated concentration of Islamic radicals at northern borders of the peninsulain the Kherson region. …read more Source:...

German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties
Jul28

German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

A victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election could affect trans-Atlantic ties, Germany’s foreign minister said Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview that if the Republican candidate wins the presidency it would mean “a lot of uncertainty for the trans-Atlantic relationship.” Trump’s...

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height
Jul28

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height

If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia. And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago. That’s the word from researchers who analyzed a century’s worth of height data from 200 countries....

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height
Jul28

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people’s height

If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia. And in the United States, which lags behind dozens of other countries in height, the average for adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago. That’s the word from researchers who analyzed a century’s worth of height data from 200 countries....

Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade
Jul25

Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade

On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. He traveled to a spot on the Russian-Ukrainian border where he retrieved a cache of weapons hidden there...

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